1.The displayed rate is on CY to CY terms, rate is applicable for the specified vessel/voyage departure from the stipulated port only and subject to instant change.
2. To complete the booking order, customer need to pay the down payment equivalent to 6% of the displayed rate in order to fix the displayed rate for the booking, Maersk Line will confirm the booking within 2 hours.
3. The displayed rate is referring to the “all-in” rate, inclusive of Basic Freight Rate (BAS), Bunker Adjustment Factor (SBF), Emergency Risk Surcharge (ERS), and Peak Season Surcharge (PSS), subject to Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS), Terminal Handling Charges (THC) and other RMB local surcharges in load port; also subject to destination Terminal Handling Charges (THC) and local surcharges, demurrage and detentions and other applicable surcharges.
4. Maersk Line shall guarantee the space and make empty containers available for pickup within 7 days before ETD(including ETD day) the confirmed vessel/voyage. It is customer’s responsibility to provide the complete and accurate shipping information within the stipulated timeline, finish the customs clearance formality and gate in laden containers before the CY cut-off.
5. Change and Cancellation Terms ( subject to the exempt clause)
5.1 Customer initiate booking cancellation after booking confirmation or no show, the full down payment will be confiscated by Maersk Line.
5.2 Maersk Line initiate cancellation after booking confirmation, return and pay the compensation to customer same amount of down payment.
5.3 Customer initiate change of vessel after the confirmation, subject to available space, customer pay the rate difference if any (no refund if the rate is lower) and the service fee at 50USD/F. . Additional cost on the storage, Demurrage & detention and shipping document amendment caused by the booking cancellation or amendment by customers shall be on the account of customers.
5.4 Free of charge amendment:
Change port of destination on same vessel/voyage before the empty container pickup ( only allowed changing to the port available online)
Same volume 40’GP/40‘HC swap: subject to approval of Maersk Line, pay the rate difference if any ( no refund if the rate is lower)
5.5 If Maersk Line fail to provide the empty containers within stipulated time for pickup or fail to load the containers onboard the confirmed vessel/voyage, shall agree with customer to arrange COV to the alternative vessel which will not impact the original shipment plan. Otherwise Maersk Line shall pay the compensation to customer equivalent to 6% of the displayed rate and arrange shipment to next available vessel/voyage with priority, ocean freight remains unchanged.
5.6 If customer delay the empty pickup, container stuffing, customs clearance and gate-in etc. and fail to provide the load readiness laden containers for the confirmed vessel/voyage, the service fee is 50USD/F. (if customer cancel the shipment, booking cancellation terms applied as per 5.1) . Additional cost on the storage, Demurrage & detention and shipping document amendment caused by the booking cancellation or amendment by customers shall be on the account of customers.
6. Exempt Clause
Customer：change penalty exempted for once if delay caused by last minute customs inspection (proof needed), shipment arranged to next vessel/voyage, subject to the space availability and rate difference ( no refund )
Maersk Line: compensation exempted if offload caused by port omission due to majeure force or port closure, shipment arranged to next available vessel/voyage with priority free of charge by Maersk Line.
The right of final interpretation of the terms is with Maersk Line 。Maersk Line’s prices and rates are subject to changes at Maersk Line’s discretion at any and all times and that they are only valid until they are changed at the sole discretion of Maersk Line. Such change can be without notice to the customers.